Rwanda agrees to hand over Belgian genocide suspect

[JURIST] The Belgian Foreign Ministry [official website] said Tuesday that Rwanda has agreed to hand over Guy Theunis, a Belgian Catholic priest accused [JURIST report] of helping incite the 1994 Rwandan genocide [JURIST news archive], to the Belgian government. Last month, Karel de Gucht [official profile], Belgium's foreign minister, formally requested [JURIST report] that Theunis be transferred to Belgium to face trial for his alleged involvement in the genocide. Thus far, Theunis has denied any involvement in the 1994 killings. Reuters has more.



 

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